"I don't climb trees. I hug 'em..." And more things to do in and around Portland, in the June 2014 issue of ALASKA AIRLINES MAGAZINE (jump to page 60)
A PLACE TO PLAY, my profile of Cody Goldberg, who is bringing handicapped-accessible playgrounds to Portland, also in the June 2014 issue of Alaska Airlines Magazine (jump to page 20)
"It’s hard to pin down an exact number, but conservative estimates suggest that in Portland, alone, there are a hundred million billion food trucks or other mobile food vendors on the streets..." On FOOD CARTS IN WINE COUNTRY, OREGON WINE PRESS, JUNE 2014.
"I couldn’t wait to tell Alex how his Swiss wine had once again lifted my spirits..." A Call From Switzerland, Oregon Wine Press, November 2013
...and stay tuned for news on GROUCH BAG, a Young Adult novel that I'm soooooo close to finishing, and hope to have publication news on in Summer 2014
"We forgot to bring pot holders because it had never been our experience that food actually got hot -- or even vaguely warm -- when we camped." -- Roughing It, Horizon Airlines Magazine, June 2013
"I don't want to be attractive. I want to be ravishing. I want the women to line up and leap into my arms, stroke my long hair, and ask me things about my pecs. In short, I want to be...Fabio!" -- I'm Ver' Ready, Premiere Magazine, October 1994
"Long before he built his Tuscan-style winery in Carlton, and before he lost the winery in a series of practically Biblical events, Gino Cuneo was struck by inspiration one night while lying in bed with his wife, Pam. It was 1990..." -- Crushed, Portland Monthly, May 2009
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"I salute you for giving your son a love of baseball. There is no nobler thing a dad can do." -- Bill Bryson, best-selling author of At Home and A Walk in the Woods, on TRADING MANNY
"The words that jump to mind to describe this book - clever, witty, imaginative, poignant - are all so clichéd that they end up feeling misleading to use relative to FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH. This is one audacious, unusual book." -- Janet Noble Iversen, author and psychologist
"I love this book. The Guru rocks some of the funniest writing ever about videos." -- Eric Estrin, screenwriter and editor of www.moviesmackdown.com, on TRY THIS FOR BETTER SEX
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